We can use the practice of yoga to maintain the health of our knees.** The gentle, continued practice of yoga is suited for many of the issues that we face due to the condition of our knees. Knees are strong: they support nearly the entire weight of the body. However, many people in modern society … Continue reading Yoga and your knees
Month: February 2012
Move it or Lose it
Moderate-intensity aerobic activities, like brisk walking, are generally safe for most people, yet so many of us are inactive. Why is this so? With the advances of modern technology (cars, washing machines, dishwashers, remote control televisions, computers, and etc.), we have less time each day to break a sweat. We have sadly become more and … Continue reading Move it or Lose it
Fennel and Orange Salad
Ingredients 5 clementine oranges ½ cup sliced fennel bulb ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup aged balsamic vinegar Directions Gently peel the oranges carefully removing the pith. Separate the slices and place in a shallow bowl. Cut the fennel bulb in half and slice in whatever form you desire and add to the … Continue reading Fennel and Orange Salad
Healthy Fast Food Recipe
Ingredients 1 box Near East whole grain wheat pilaf 2 cups water, vegetable, or low sodium chicken broth 1 cup diced cooked chicken without skin 1 cup chopped fresh asparagus, snow peas, or zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley, and/or mint) 1/3 cup chopped raw nuts … Continue reading Healthy Fast Food Recipe
When it is time to eat, many of us want it quickly. It does not seem to matter that quickly comes at a cost. Fast food restaurants rob us of money, energy, vital nutrients, and fiber. Prepackaged, precooked, and processed foods are another culprit. These “foods” are loaded with salt and preservatives. Sure, they may … Continue reading Home Cooking
Enjoy your Food: Slowly, Mindfully.
Many daily repertoires include repetitive actions. A lot of times, these actions do not even warrant consideration. For example, while we are doing ‘other things’ or perhaps even multitasking, how often do we try to slip in a ‘quick meal’? Studies have been conducted which indicate that individuals who multitask while eating are more likely … Continue reading Enjoy your Food: Slowly, Mindfully.